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This step will introduce you to the course.

Decorative Blue background banner We are so excited to welcome you to this course. Over the next 4 weeks you will learn about the teenage brain and how teenagers experience the world in a different way to adults.

We hope that by gaining an insight into the motivations and drivers behind teenage behaviour you will learn to deal with the underlying causes, leading to better relationships and better wellbeing.

Meet the course team:

Lynn Pickerell Colour photo of the Lecturer - Lynn Pickerell - A woman with blond/white hair and blue eyes. She is smiling and standing in front of library bookshelves

I am a lecturer in the school of psychology at the University of Lincoln. My research area is emotions and emotion regulation strategies in children and young people. I have previously worked in the criminal justice system, delivering accredited offending behaviour programmes and managing victim and witness support services. Working in this field highlighted the health and social benefits of having good emotion control strategies and the advantages of developing these strategies in childhood.

We look forward to working with you over the next 4 weeks.

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